Senate Republicans Question Navy for Platforming Drag Performer in Recruiting Program

A group of 14 Republican senators has questions for the U.S. Navy after the military branch brought on a drag-performing sailor for its pilot “digital ambassador” program in hopes of boosting recruiting.
This week, the Navy confirmed that it had invited Yeoman 2nd Class Joshua Kelley, the drag performer who goes by the stage name “Harpy Daniels,” to participate in the service’s “digital ambassador” program. The program ran from October 2022 to March of this year.
The revelation stirred questions from Sens. Ted Budd (R-N.C.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Eric Schmitt (R-Mo.), Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Roger Marshall (R-Kans.)….

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